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Below are clips which I have found to be both interesting and useful

The Wyoming Woodturner

My good friend Sam Angelo has made lots of very good clips.. To go to his channel


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The Blakemar Pipe

See here how pipes are made. I used to both sell and smoke Blakemar pipes and I knew Dick Martin quite well.  Note the interesting use of thread chaser.

For the Blakemar website


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History of Turning

Introduction to Stuart King’s DVD, I reckon a must for all turners.

To see his You Tube collection


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Bill Jones

The Compleat Turner

A superb  video of Bill Jones turning an Ivory chess castle.

Probably the only, certainly the best, video of the master at work.



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The Unichaser

The unichaser is in effect a female chaser, sharpened top and bottom. Consequently most other female chasers can be satisfactorily adapted, should this method of chasing be your choice.If used for making boxes, whatever tpi you use will fit as male and female threads will both be made with the same tool.


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